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Layering Watercolor Workshop at Urbanic!  

Instructor Sara Boccaccini Meadows, print designer and illustrator from Brooklyn, NY, will be teaching students how to create texture and dimension through painting – using a variety of mediums.  In this class you will learn a range of watercolor techniques such as: wash, salt sprinkle, blotting, color merge, and more!  You’ll receive your very own take-home supply kit of watercolor paints, brushes, paper, white crayons and felt tip pens to use during the class and keep so you can continue practicing your new skills at home.

 Sunday, August 28th 6:30-9:30pm  | More details  & book your ticket here *

 

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Ten looks good on everyone! We are so excited to celebrate our tenth year on Abbot Kinney Blvd and ready to party with some super fellow local small businesses. This year’s No.10 Summer Social will be an epic event with only the best sponsors: Planner @gatherevents, Glassware @borrowedblu, Cocktails @thewhalingclub, Mixers @pressedjuicery, Alcohol @skyyvodka, &  @bulldog_gin Appetizers @whoanellycaters, Ice Cream @tillamook, Video by @Ca_electric , Photography @marisavitalphoto

| RSVP 8.18

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It’s hard to believe that it has been 10 years already! It seems like just yesterday that we signed the lease on Abbot Kinney embarking on this most amazing journey of Urbanic. We are filled to the brim with gratitude for all of your support over the years. In true celebratory fashion we’re hosting our most epic Summer Social EVER! We are loaded with some of the finest talent in LA and will be pulling out aaaalllll the stops on this one. If you are local to the Los Angeles area please feel free to join us on 8.18 & RSVP here. We will be checking in each guest so make sure we know you are coming! (all rsvps must be 21 or older please)

For those of you out of town, please do celebrate with us in spirit! Stay tuned… we’ll be hosting a few giveaways in the next few weeks to extend the celebrations even further!

xo
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Urbanic is growing and we are looking for three new additions to our team. If you (or someone you know) is interested, please send us your resumé and a cover letter introducing yourself to jobs@urbanicpaper.com. We’re holding interviews this week and next, so be sure to contact us ASAP if you’d like to reserve a spot. Excited to meet you!


PT/FT SALES ASSOCIATE

If you thrive in a retail environment, are stellar at merchandising, great with people, upbeat and fun – you might just be the treasure that we’re looking for. We need someone who is organized, creative, hardworking, passionate about paper and who has an affinity for good design. *Bonus Points if you have an A+ in gift-wrapping and can multi-task like nobody’s business.*


FT SALES ASSOCIATE AND DESIGN COORDINATOR

This position requires excellence in custom service, an eye for design and an interest in coordinating custom stationery. Multitasking and excellent verbal/written communication skills are a must. Tasks include working with clients to produce wedding invitations and other printed stationery, project management and coordination, product entering+receiving and store display. You might be exactly who we’re looking for if you are a proactive self-starter and love design, paper, gift wrapping and merchandising. *Bonus Points if you appreciate snail mail and have graphic designs skills.*


PT/FT E-COMMERCE  CORDINATOR

Are you online savvy & have a passion for e-commerce? We’re looking for someone that is quick, organized, proactive and design-conscious that can run our online shop! Duties include populating product, editing & uploading photos, writing product descriptions, maintaining inventory, processing orders, uploading promotional content and offering stellar, gold star customer service. *Bonus Points if you like making lists and making someone’s day.*

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Fashion illustrator & portrait artist Jennifer Vallez, of Sophie and Lili, will be painting custom watercolor portraits at Urbanic on April 29th & 30th.

These unique portraits are treasured by all so gift someone you love with a custom watercolor portrait — perfect for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and 2016 Graduates… any special moment or milestone you want to capture!

Time slots are every 30 minutes between 9AM and 7PM on both Friday, April 29th and Saturday, April 30th. Appointments fill up fast so reserve your spot now!

MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT


 

Can’t make it in?

Too busy? Out of town? Live far away? That’s ok! You can place an order in our online shop! Simply email us the photo you’d like to be painted and we’ll snail mail your artwork. Limited time only — Web orders need to be placed by June 1, 2016

ORDER A PORTRAIT NOW


Painting Details
Custom portrait sketches are pencil & watercolor on archival 140# watercolor paper. Finished size is 5.5″ x 8.5″, unframed.

Appointment Details
Please come dressed in what you (and your family) would like to wear in the portrait. Jennifer will snap a photo and paint while you shop. Be sure to arrive a few minutes early and don’t forget to account for street parking time.

Pricing
$80 / each adult
$60 / each child under 15
$40 large dog / $30 small dog or cat
$10 prop accessories

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We’ve got some fun events happening at Urbanic we know you will NOT want to miss… so reserve your spot, mark your calendars & look out for more details soon.

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WATERCOLOR BRUSH LETTERING
Workshop with Nicole Miyuki
Sunday, April 10th • 6:30PM — 9:30PM
Reserve Your Workshop Seat

 

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WATERCOLOR PORTRAITS
Custom Paintings by Jennifer Vallez of Sophie & Lili
Friday, April 29th + Saturday, April 30th • 9AM — 7PM
Make a Portrait Appointment

 

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HAND LETTERING
Workshop with Letter Sparrow
Friday, May 28th • 2PM — 5PM
Reserve Your Workshop Seat

MODERN CALLIGRAPHY
Beginner Workshop with Letter Sparrow
Friday, May 28th • 10AM — 1PM
Reserve Your Workshop Seat

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